‘MacGyver’: Then and Now

Sep 26, 2016 at 11:16 am |

Take that paper-clip and get to work!

There is something seriously lacking in modern TV: adventure shows. Back in the 80s and 90s, we had Star Trek: The Next Generation, the Young Indiana Jones series and Knight Rider. Long before CGI, zookeepers, pyrotechnicians and practical effects entertained us. As I write nostalgically about my childhood, one of my first favorite dramas was MacGyver, starring the handsome Richard Dean Anderson as Bear Grylls—part lifehacker, part Ben Franklin—basically he had everything going for him: brains, braun and my young prepubescent heart. But whatever happened to Angus MacGyver and his cohorts? Let’s find out!


Credit: CBS Television Distribution

“If I had some duct tape, I could fix that,” MacGyver.

If I had some duct tape, I could fix that